Newbie Mistake #5

It’s a series on Advice to Newbie Writers. This will last a while. Enjoy.

Newbie Mistake #5

For several, several years I looked for a good critique group to help me push to the next level. One day, listening to several supposedly “learned” writers pick apart a best-selling published novel for grammar and story structure and character development, I realized that I was in the wrong room.
Since publication is the goal, why was I listening to NON-published writers?
The FIX:: For improving my writing, I needed to find published writing veterans who are STILL publishing–not one or 3 books and done. So I have found my veterans and follow them closely.
Here’s one of them: https://www.deanwesleysmith.com/
~ Remi Black